Secrets of Transformation, Part 1

Exile on Peachtree Street

Lipstick Booze

Lipstick and Booze

As we begin a new year, the lure of transformation beckons. New beginnings seduce us with the possibility that dreams might come true. New diets, new jobs…new, new, new. We love it and we want it as soon as we can get it in 2016. Whether we enjoyed 2015, chances are it didn’t end the way you planned, did it? Thus, 2016 offers hope, and that is what the human spirit must have in order to endure. Today let’s take a look at four ways fairy tales have morphed into the stories we have today. Everything old is new again.

Fairy tales, those folkloric stories which are so appealing have a universal appeal. That is part of their enchantment. Sure, they are stories we share with children today, but did you know the original Grimm’s Fairy Tales were written for adults in 1812? Grimm's_Kinder-_und_Hausmärchen,_Erster_Theil_(1812).cover

Yes…the timeless stories we…

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